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March Is American Red Cross Month - CompassionCare Hospice

Red Cross volunteers helping disaster victims

March has been recognized American Red Cross month since 1943. The American Red Cross brings help and hope to those in need whether it be through monetary donations, blood donations, and/or volunteer work. Be an everyday hero. The Red Cross helps disaster victims recoup, donates blood to help hospital patients, brings a little hope to… Read more »


Depression - CompassionCare Hospice

Doctor Listening to Patients Depression Symptoms

Many people deal with depression in their lives, and this is especially true as we get older. It is important to know that it is not a normal part of aging, it is a true and treatable medical condition. Depression is also more than just “having the blues”. There are many reasons that older adults… Read more »


Advanced Care Planning – 2016 - CompassionCare Hospice

Starting January 1, 2016, physicians are able to bill Medicare for having conversations about advanced care planning with their patients. Advanced care planning helps the patient learn about the health care options that are available for end-of-life care. This may include the patient learning about hospice care. Advanced care planning is the making of decisions… Read more »


What Is Hospice Care? - CompassionCare Hospice

CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada - Front of Building Location

Hospice care is a concept of care that provides symptom, pain management and palliative care to those with a life-limiting illness. Hospice is located anywhere you call home, private residence, assisted living, group home, etc. Hospice treats not just the body, but the whole person, providing spiritual, social, and emotional support. Anyone can make a… Read more »


Heart Health: Heart Disease - CompassionCare Hospice

American Heart Month - CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada

Heart disease is caused by plaque building up in the arteries, but what can cause this? Fat and cholesterol in the blood High blood pressure Smoking Too much sugar in the blood (usually because of diabetes) The body needs cholesterol to function normally. However, your body makes all the cholesterol it needs. Over a period… Read more »


Heart Health - CompassionCare Hospice

Heart Health Month - CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada. During Heart Health Month we aspire to educate the public about the risks of heart disease.

Did You Know That Heart Disease Is The Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S. Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States? Your heart health is very important. When people talk about heart disease, they are usually talking about coronary heart… Read more »


Welcome To Our Brand New Site Redesign, We Hope You Like It! - CompassionCare Hospice

Grandparents enjoying time with their grandchildren - CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada

Welcome to our brand new CompassionCare Hospice website. We’ve been working on it for the past few months now trying to make it easier to use for our valued patients. Please understand that we have just launched it and if you bump into any issues please feel free to notify the administrator. If you are… Read more »